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Smart Tampere : an active autumn for the Finnish city

Active member of the Knowledge Society Forum and signatory of the Green Digital Charter since last year, Tampere's visibility as one of the most active 'smart cities' in Europe is growing.

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publication date : 14-09-2017

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Report on 'Urban agenda for the EU' progress is out

One year after the launch of Urban Agenda for the EU, European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN) published a report ‘One Year: pact of Amsterdam’ that aims to map the developments and expected impact of twelve priority areas the Urban Agenda is working on.

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publication date : 01-09-2017

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CITYkeys' indicators for smart cities become the basis for a new European technical specification

ETSI - the European Telecommunications Standards Institute- announced the publication of a specification (TS 103 463) that defines indicators for smart cities in Europe.

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publication date : 31-08-2017

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Ever wondered what it is like inside the EUROCITIES office?

Have you ever wondered what it is like inside the EUROCITIES office? Have you ever wanted to put a face to the name of all those EUROCITIES emails? Well now you can!

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publication date : 31-08-2017

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Tampere to host EIP-SCC field-visit of smart districts

On 21 September, on behalf of the Mindtrek Smart City event, the city of Tampere will host a field visit of the EIP-SCC Action Cluster on Sustainable Districts and Built Environment.

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publication date : 11-08-2017

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Eurobarometer shows optimism in the EU is on the rise

The latest Eurobarometer published on 2 August shows that Europeans are more positive about the future of the EU and their trust in the EU is on the rise.

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publication date : 04-08-2017

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GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

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publication date : 03-08-2017

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Save the date: Brokerage event Horizon 2020 Smart Cities & Communities call 2018

This brokerage event will offer an opportunity for city representatives to develop consortia and project ideas to respond to the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2018 call for proposals for lighthouse projects.

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publication date : 28-07-2017

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Save the date: EIP-SCC general Assembly - 12 October 2017

The purpose of the General Assembly is to pave the way to an EU Investment Plan, joining public and private investors' efforts to deploy SCC-related solutions throughout EU cities and to stimulate EU utilities, manufacturers and implementors.

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publication date : 28-07-2017

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Public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market is open to contributions

On 19 July, the European Commission launched a public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market. The aim of the consultation is to obtain input on the ways of promoting digital innovation in health care and to better define measures needed to deal with challenges in European health care systems.

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publication date : 26-07-2017